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CHS Band: A Little Bit of Knight Music

Nov 11, 2011 7:30pm

Charlottesville High School, Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center
The award-winning Charlottesville High School Band will present its First Annual “A Little Bit of Knight Music” on Friday November 11, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center at Charlottesville High School.

“A Little Bit of Knight Music” is a non-stop musical kaleidoscope, showcasing the talented student musicians of the Charlottesville High School Bands. A variety of musical styles and ensembles will be presented throughout the performing space, creating an interactive experience for the audience. Director of Bands, David Gresko, hopes to make this an annual event to help support the many student performance opportunities provided by the CHS Bands, including their upcoming trip to the Heritage Festival in Orlando, Florida in the spring of 2012. Tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for students in K-12. Tickets will be available for advance purchase through our website or through CHS Band members as well as for purchase at the door. For further information, please visit: or call 979-8437.

Kara Cox

Curry School of Education Graduate Admissions Open House

Sep 23, 2011 2pm - 6:30pm

Bavaro Hall at UVa
Attend the Open House to learn more about the Curry School and the graduate degrees offered in more than twenty concentration areas.

Office of Admissions

CCSP Adult Scholarship Applications

Oct 1, 2011 5pm

Charlottesville Community Scholarship Program
Deadline for adult scholarship applications for city residents who are graduates of city public schools and for city employees. For more info,

Gail Hyder Wiley

CCSP Scholarship Applications

Mar 1, 2012 TBA

Charlottesville Community Scholarship Program
Scholarship applications for graduating CHS students and adults 25+ are being accepted through March 1. The Charlottesville Community Scholarship Program offers scholarships for city residents who are city public school graduates and for city employees to attain college education beyond high school. Visit for more information on eligibility and application forms. You can find CCSP on Facebook, on Twitter at CvilleCSP, and on LinkedIn.

Linda Seaman

Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" at PVCC's Free Movie Friday

Aug 26, 2011 7:30pm

Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Va 22902
PVCC's student art club sponsors Cave of Forgotten Dreams on the big screen in the comfortable and spacious Main Stage Theatre in the V. Earl Dickinson Building. Famed German film director Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind in their astonishing natural setting.

Free admission, no tickets required.
General seating. Call 434.961.5362 or e-mail for more information.

Susan Nicholson, 434.923.4533


Jul 12, 2011 July 19: 5pm - 8pm; Aug. 13: 9am - 1pm

Jul 19, 2011 July 19: 5pm - 8pm; Aug. 13: 9am - 1pm

Aug 19, 2011 July 19: 5pm - 8pm; Aug. 13: 9am - 1pm

Piedmont Virginia Community College
Piedmont Virginia Community College will host SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration) sessions in July for adults (not 2011 graduates) to register for fall semester classes. These free information sessions will feature assistance with registering for classes and an introduction to other PVCC resources to help students get started at the College. Advanced registration is required.

PVCC Admissions and Advising Center 434.961.6551.

CSI: Neverland

May 19, 2011 6:30pm

Walker School - 1564 Dairy Road Charlottesville, VA 22903
Students involved in Walker's Drama Club as part of the EDGE Afterschool Program present CSI:Neverland at 6:30 p.m. in the Walker auditorium. In this charming play, Fairy Forensics Officers, Murk and Tinker investigate the mysterious kidnapping of Peter Pan's shadow. The show will include the annual Walker Oscar awards and a cast party following the performance.

Rod Durrer

Walker School Community Night

Mar 29, 2011 5:30pm - 8pm

Walker School - 1564 Dairy Road Charlottesville, VA 22903
Join us for a night of great people, entertainment, food and fun! The night will feature the Walker Orchestra, Walker Jazz Band, African Drumming by Darrell Rose, an Open Mic Showcase featuring the diverse talents of Walker Students, a Book Swap, and a Spaghetti Dinner. Admission is FREE. Spaghetti Dinner is only $1.00 per person. Contact Walker School or Karen Marsh for more information.

Walker Upper Elementary School

Claudine's Prince and Princess Closet

Mar 21, 2011 All Day

Mt. Zion First African Baptist Church
The mission is to provide prom attire, FREE OF CHARGE, for young men and women whose families are not able to afford the costs of formal attire. Charitable donations of new and gently used cocktail and evening gowns or dresses (long or short), shoes and accessories, such as wraps, purses and jewelry are requested.

Claudine Brown

Cinderellas Boutique

Mar 19, 2011 9am - 2pm

Monticello High School
Formal dress sale with every dress $25 each. Emphasis on prom.

Lydia Koon

Man of La Mancha Send Off Performance

Feb 18, 2011 8pm

Albemarle High School Auditorium
Final local performance of the show that won the Virginia Theatre Association state championship. Students are headed to national competition March 2 and community is encouraged to come out and support students as they work to bring home a national title. Lively musical production.

Austin Shepherd
(434) 989-8315

Super Saturday

Feb 5, 2011 10am - 2pm

Piedmont Virginia Community College
This annual event invites college-bound students of all ages to receive free information about financial aid for college and assistance in completing the federal financial aid form, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To complete the FAFSA, students and parents must bring identification information, W-2 Forms and recent tax return documents. A complete list of required documents is available at PVCC will have computers available for attendees to apply for federal aid electronically.
The event also will include a financial aid workshop that explains the federal and state financial aid process. Volunteer financial aid experts will assist parents and students of all grade levels as well as adults interested in furthering their education.


Field School Speaker Series Presents Oliver Kuttner

Jan 28, 2011 7pm

Field School, 1408 Crozet Avenue, Crozet, VA 22932
Field School is proud to announce that its 5th Annual Speakers Series on Friday, January 28th will feature Oliver Kuttner, CEO of Edison2. A Charlottesville resident and a commercial real estate developer, Kuttner recently turned his full attention to his lifelong passion with automobiles and founded Edison2. The team won the $5 million dollar prize in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize in September with its Very Light Car. Kuttner was also honored recently by The Hook as their Person of the Year. The talk will start at 7 p.m.. Tickets ($20 adults, $10/kids) are available at Maupin's Video in Crozet or at Greenberry's Barracks Road.

Lady Keller

North Branch School Open House

Feb 17, 2011 9am - 12pm and 7pm - 8pm

North Branch School, 221 Mickens Road, Afton, VA
Interested parents of children ages 2-12 and community members are invited to drop by to tour classrooms and meet teachers. (Inclement weather date is March 3.) Financial assistance is available.

Cleo Keller, 540-456-8450

School Boards: Are they for you?

Jan 19, 2011 7pm

Burley Middle School
Panel discussion about how to participate and run for school boards

Bob Gibson, (434) 982-4998

Open House at The International School of Charlottesville

Jan 22, 2011 3 - 6pm

830 Monticello Avenue, Charlottesville
Please join us for an Open House to learn about the International School of Charlottesville's unique Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten classes for ages 2-6. Students at the ISC learn Spanish or French in a language immersion environment. No prior language exposure is necessary!

The ISC offers full and part-time programs for children with flexible extra care options. We are currently accepting applications for 2011-2012 and will begin enrolling soon. We're also excited to announce our summer camp program for 2011, open to all area children.

Come see our classrooms, meet our great teachers, and learn more about the ISC's programs. Bring the whole family - we will have information for parents and activities for children!

Visit for information and directions, or contact